Health

Move It or Lose It

Every year, we have another chance to promise ourselves to create an even healthier life. This year, let “move it or lose it” become your mantra. Let the words echo through your mind as you choose to walk up the stairs instead of ride an elevator or park just a little further from your favorite […]

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Ask the Pharmacist: Jan/Feb 2020

Q: My blood pressure medication was recently changed due to a recall. I am concerned the new medication may not be as effective as the one I was taking for years. How can I tell if it is working? A: You have reason to be concerned. High blood pressure is often called “the silent killer.” […]

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Your CBD Store

Quality Products and a Personal Experience According to a recent study, CBD sales in the U.S. will surpass $20 billion by 2024. There’s little wonder our community and others across the country are seeing an increase in dispensaries and retail stores selling CBD oil products. One of the most popular, Your CBD Store, recently opened […]

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Dr. Jeffrey Glaser

Dedicated to Improving Each Patient’s Quality of Life Dual-board-certified interventional pain management physician Dr. Jeffrey Glaser believes, like fingerprints, that no two patients are alike. At his Glaser Pain Relief Center in Encino, where he’s served patients for nearly two decades, Dr. Glaser also thinks treatment plans should be as unique as each individual. “It […]

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Physician and Health Care Provider Directory 2020

Good health and well-being are our most important resources. Without them, nothing else matters. Fortunately, we live in an area where we have access to some of the best hospitals, doctors, dentists, and healthcare professionals in the country, dedicated to helping us achieve the health and wellness goals for ourselves and our families. Calabasas Style […]

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Top 10 Healing Traits of Tocotrienols

There’s a new superfood on the scene known as tocotrienols, tocos for short, derived from vitamin E. It can be found in such foods as rice bran, palm oil, coconut oil, barley, wheat germ, oats, and rye. Add tocotrienol powder, which tastes like creamy vanilla ice cream, to your smoothie bowl, matcha, latte, tea, or […]

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Ask the Pharmacist: November/December 2019

Q: I always get sick around the holidays. What can I do to try and stay healthy? A: All illnesses seem to increase between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. No one wants to miss out on holiday parties or family gatherings. Many people are traveling in enclosed spaces on airplanes. Plus, it’s a stressful time of […]

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Stroke Survivor Tina Orkin

Three years have passed since wife, mother, grandmother, health advocate, and warrior Tina Orkin suffered a stroke. The Calabasas resident explains, “I was a very active 60-year-old community volunteer and parenting teacher. I worked as a certified nurse practitioner in OB-GYN, a Lamaze teacher, a mommy and me educator, and an associate director at the […]

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The Benefits of MCT Oil

The benefits of coconut oil have been touted for years. Now, medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oil—fats found in coconut oil, palm kernel oil, and dairy products — is becoming increasingly popular as a health-enhancing supplement. Size mattersOur bodies process medium-chain triglycerides differently than long-chain fatty acids. MCTs head straight from the gut to the liver, where […]

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Fran Drescher

HELPING US FIGHT CANCER WITH KNOWLEDGE, EARLY DETECTION, AND PREVENTION 5th Annual Master Class Health Summit, Saturday, November 2 What do you hope are the biggest takeaways for attendees of this year’s Summit?That we shift their behavior and consumer habits so they become more mindful and educated about what they are putting “in, on, and […]

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Ask the Pharmacist: Sept/Oct 2019

Q: I have heard about the health benefits of essential oils. Do they really work? A: Essential oils are naturally occurring, powerful, aromatic compounds that hold incredible benefits for our health and well-being. When you open a bottle of essential oil, you instantly notice that the aroma is potent. Unique properties make essential oils ideal for aromatherapy […]

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Southern California Sinus Institute

Helping patients with chronic sinusitis, congestion, and nasal obstruction This year’s exquisite super bloom of vivid gold, purple, and yellow wildflowers due to our record-setting rainfall was a welcome relief after our devastating wildfires. However, our sinus health paid a steep price. Dr. Alen N. Cohen, MD, FACS, FARS, of the Southern California Sinus Institute […]

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